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Aaron Nola
Trending: ↓ 21%
P | B/T: R/R | 6' 2" 200LBS | Age: 27

Draft: 2014 | Rd: 1, #7, Philadelphia Phillies | Louisiana State
Poor Avg Great

Stats

W L ERA G GS SV IP SO WHIP
2020 5 5 3.28 12 12 0 71.1 96 1.08
6 Seasons 58 40 3.47 139 139 0 842.2 922 1.16
G W-L ERA IP SO WHIP
2020 12 5-5 3.28 71.1 96 1.08
6 Seasons 139 58-40 3.47 842.2 922 1.16

Statcast Statistics

Season Pitches Batted Balls Barrels Barrel % Exit Velocity Launch Angle Sweet Spot % XBA XSLG WOBA XWOBA XWOBACON Hard Hit % K % BB % ERA xERA
2020 1148 168 9 5.4 88.3 8.6 34.5 .224 .358 .267 .274 .373 38.1 33.2 8.0 3.28 3.38
2019 3332 532 36 6.8 89.2 9.2 32.9 .239 .403 .304 .315 .389 39.5 26.9 9.4 3.87 4.21
2018 3212 542 25 4.6 87.1 9 27.7 .208 .325 .251 .266 .329 31.2 27.0 7.0 2.37 2.82
2017 2665 458 23 5.0 85.7 9 33.4 .226 .363 .293 .284 .354 31.0 26.6 7.1 3.54 3.26
2016 1796 327 12 3.7 87.2 6 29.7 .246 .364 .306 .294 .365 31.8 25.1 6.0 4.78 3.44
2015 1117 229 11 4.8 88.5 9.4 31.4 .243 .392 .305 .304 .363 33.2 21.4 6.0 3.59 3.64
ALL 13270 2256 116 5.1 87.6 8.6 31.3 .229 .366 .287 .290 .360 33.9 26.6 7.4
MLB 43640 6.4 88.3 11.9 32.8 .250 .414 .317 .321 .376 34.9 21.8 8.3

Statcast Pitch Arsenal

Nola relies on 4 pitches.
Changeup
(27.4%) ,
Curveball
(26.7%) ,
4-Seam Fastball
(25.3%) ,
Sinker
(20.7%) ,


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Pitch Tracking

Year Pitch Type # # RHB # LHB % MPH PA AB H 1B 2B 3B HR SO BBE BA XBA SLG XSLG WOBA XWOBA EV LA Spin Whiff% PutAway%
2020 Changeup 314 164 150 27.4 84.9 75 71 16 11 5 0 0 23 48 .225 .231 .296 .264 .246 .241 82.5 -6 1518 36.0 23.5
2020 Curveball 306 156 150 26.7 78.6 99 91 17 8 4 0 5 48 43 .187 .182 .396 .343 .274 .247 88.9 12 2499 42.1 41.0
2020 4-Seam Fastball 290 115 175 25.3 92.8 56 52 7 3 1 0 3 14 38 .135 .215 .327 .439 .222 .284 91.1 26 2184 29.2 25.9
2020 Sinker 238 148 90 20.7 91.7 57 49 14 11 2 0 1 11 39 .286 .301 .388 .436 .330 .351 90.3 5 2097 3.6 14.1
2019 4-Seam Fastball 1180 644 536 35.4 93.1 252 212 57 29 16 1 11 55 159 .269 .265 .509 .501 .376 .375 91.4 16 2171 19.3 19.4
2019 Curveball 1174 694 480 35.2 79.1 330 299 60 38 13 2 7 109 193 .201 .217 .328 .352 .259 .279 87.2 8 2574 34.4 26.7
2019 Changeup 618 300 318 18.6 85.8 155 142 29 21 2 0 6 37 105 .204 .216 .345 .350 .267 .278 87.2 2 1570 30.8 22.6
2019 Sinker 359 185 174 10.8 92.2 112 102 30 24 3 0 3 28 75 .294 .280 .412 .429 .327 .338 92.3 6 2132 9.0 20.7
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Pitch Movement


How this works: Every pitch is affected by the forces of gravity, which means that every pitch drops on its way from the mound to the plate. These numbers are reported with gravity, which makes them larger and different than other pitch movement numbers you may have seen. Since gravity requires time, and slower pitches aren’t ‘better’ just because they have more time to move, the movement of a pitch is compared to ‘average’ movement by comparing it to other MLB pitch types within +/- 2 MPH and from within +/- 0.5 feet of extension and release.
Vertical Movement (inches) Horizontal Movement (inches)
Year Pitch Team Hand # MPH Inches of Drop vs Avg % vs Avg Inches of Break vs Avg % Break vs Avg
2020 Curveball PHI R 306 78.6 54.8 4.1 8 15.1 1.9 15
2020 Sinker PHI R 238 91.7 24.4 -0.7 -3 17.4 2.4 16
2020 4-Seamer PHI R 290 92.8 18.1 -1.3 -7 13.9 5.6 68
2020 Changeup PHI R 314 84.9 35.5 0.4 1 14.5 0.3 2
2019 4-Seamer PHI R 1180 93.1 18.2 -0.8 -5 12.9 4.2 48
2019 Sinker PHI R 359 92.2 24 -0.4 -2 16.6 1.5 10
2019 Changeup PHI R 618 85.8 33.2 -0.1 0 14.9 -0.3 -2
2019 Curveball PHI R 1174 79.1 55.1 2.8 5 14.9 1.8 14
2018 Curveball PHI R 992 78 56.1 2.1 4 16.4 3.2 25
2018 Changeup PHI R 635 84.8 36.1 1.4 4 14.7 0 0
2018 Sinker PHI R 413 91.4 25.2 0.2 1 17 2 14
2018 4-Seamer PHI R 1171 92.7 18.9 -1.7 -10 12.6 4 47
2017 4-Seamer PHI R 864 92.3 18.1 -0.9 -5 10.4 1 10
2017 Curveball PHI R 820 77.4 54.8 1.8 3 19.2 6.8 54
2017 Sinker PHI R 564 91.4 24.2 0.4 2 15.1 -0.6 -4
2017 Changeup PHI R 414 83.8 35.9 2.7 8 12.8 -1.5 -10
2016 Sinker PHI R 847 90.7 24.8 0.5 2 19.1 3.2 20
2016 4-Seamer PHI R 183 90.9 18.7 -0.6 -3 13.5 3.7 38
2016 Curveball PHI R 603 76.8 54 0.2 0 14.9 3.9 36
2016 Changeup PHI R 153 82.3 37.8 3 9 16.1 2 14
2015 4-Seamer PHI R 334 91.2 20.6 -2.7 -15 14.4 4.8 49
2015 Changeup PHI R 128 82.7 36.9 2.4 7 14.7 -0.1 -1
2015 Curveball PHI R 260 77.1 55.3 1.5 3 13.6 4.3 46
2015 Sinker PHI R 345 90.9 25.4 1.3 5 18.7 3.1 20
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Run Values by Pitch Type

Year Pitch Type Team RV/100 Run Value Pitches % PA BA SLG wOBA Whiff% K% PutAway % xBA xSLG xwOBA Hard Hit %
2020 Curveball -1.6 -5 306 26.7 99 0.187 0.396 0.281 42.1 48.5 41.0 0.182 0.343 0.248 39.5
2020 Changeup -0.5 -2 314 27.4 75 0.225 0.296 0.256 36.0 30.7 23.5 0.231 0.264 0.242 25.0
2020 Sinker 1.1 3 238 20.7 57 0.286 0.388 0.354 3.6 19.3 14.1 0.301 0.436 0.351 46.2
2020 4-Seamer -1.8 -5 290 25.3 56 0.135 0.327 0.244 29.2 25.0 25.9 0.215 0.439 0.285 44.7
2019 Curveball -1.6 -19 1174 35.2 330 0.201 0.328 0.269 34.4 33.0 26.7 0.217 0.352 0.280 34.7
2019 4-Seamer 0.2 2 1180 35.4 252 0.269 0.509 0.390 19.3 21.8 19.4 0.265 0.501 0.376 44.7
2019 Changeup -0.8 -5 618 18.5 155 0.204 0.345 0.286 30.8 23.9 22.6 0.216 0.350 0.279 33.3
2019 Sinker 0.5 2 359 10.8 112 0.294 0.412 0.336 9.0 25.0 20.7 0.280 0.429 0.339 49.3
2018 4-Seamer -1.3 -16 1171 36.5 272 0.216 0.336 0.278 18.9 20.6 15.1 0.251 0.424 0.328 31.9
2018 Curveball -2.6 -25 992 30.9 260 0.155 0.249 0.202 41.1 41.5 32.5 0.151 0.218 0.187 26.4
2018 Changeup -0.4 -2 636 19.8 184 0.240 0.404 0.318 29.8 20.1 20.0 0.237 0.352 0.287 33.3
2018 Sinker -1.4 -6 413 12.9 112 0.182 0.242 0.258 14.8 20.5 20.9 0.196 0.303 0.276 34.2
2017 Curveball -2.4 -20 820 30.8 238 0.172 0.258 0.192 39.1 39.5 29.2 0.171 0.253 0.191 20.6
2017 4-Seamer -0.4 -4 865 32.5 190 0.230 0.448 0.346 21.4 26.3 20.9 0.222 0.395 0.318 39.1
2017 Sinker 0.4 2 564 21.2 162 0.315 0.497 0.394 7.6 15.4 20.0 0.284 0.484 0.356 37.1
2017 Changeup 0.0 0 414 15.5 101 0.312 0.398 0.342 30.3 14.9 17.6 0.276 0.388 0.321 28.2
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Swing/Take

Runs
Year Team PA Pitches Heart Shadow Chase Waste All
2020 284 1145 -3 -11 1 3 -9
2019 838 3310 -10 -33 12 10 -20
2018 819 3188 -27 -45 15 8 -49
2017 685 2642 -21 -24 17 7 -21
2016 470 1773 0 -14 9 6 1
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Plate Discipline

Season Pitches Zone % Zone Swing % Zone Contact % Chase % Chase Contact % Edge % 1st Pitch Strike % Swing % Whiff % Meatball % Meatball Swing %
2020 1148 44.1 60.3 79.3 36.6 54.9 46.0 64.4 47.0 31.3 5.4 66.1
2019 3332 46.2 58.5 83.6 32.0 57.3 44.6 62.3 44.3 26.6 5.8 67.2
2018 3212 51.8 63.3 78.5 29.5 57.8 45.1 69.4 47.0 27.8 7.9 71.0
2017 2665 51.4 60.7 79.8 27.3 58.6 45.7 64.4 44.5 26.5 7.6 65.8
2016 1796 49.4 55.1 83.4 29.0 60.6 45.0 60.7 41.9 24.6 5.9 50.9
2015 1117 49.1 58.8 84.5 28.5 66.7 44.7 64.2 43.3 21.5 7.3 67.9
ALL 13270 49.1 59.9 81.1 30.3 58.5 45.1 64.5 44.8 26.6 6.8 66.0
MLB 48.4 66.1 82.8 28.2 59.4 42.6 60.6 46.6 24.5 7.2 75.1

Batted Ball Profile

Season GB % FB % LD % PU % Pull % Straight % Oppo % Weak % Topped % Under % Flare/Burner % Solid % Barrel %
2020 49.4 13.7 29.2 7.7 35.7 39.9 24.4 4.8 38.1 20.2 25.0 6.0 5.4
2019 50.9 20.7 23.5 4.9 40.4 38.9 20.7 2.4 37.2 18.8 26.7 6.8 6.8
2018 52.4 17.7 22.9 7.0 39.5 38.9 21.6 3.0 40.4 22.9 22.0 4.4 4.6
2017 50.4 21.8 23.1 4.6 34.5 42.4 23.1 6.3 35.6 23.1 25.1 4.4 5.0
2016 56.9 14.1 24.8 4.3 41.3 36.4 22.3 4.0 40.7 16.5 27.5 4.3 3.7
2015 49.8 18.3 28.4 3.5 42.4 35.4 22.3 1.7 37.1 20.1 25.3 5.7 4.8
ALL 51.8 18.5 24.4 5.3 39.0 39.0 22.1 3.7 38.2 20.6 25.1 5.2 5.1
MLB 45.3 22.0 25.7 7.1 36.6 38.0 25.5 3.2 33.6 24.3 24.6 5.6 6.4

Statcast Shift Statistics

vs RHHvs LHH
YearPAwOBAPAShifts%PAShifts%
2020 286 .268 150 42 28.0 136 56 41.2
2019 849 .304 474 24 5.1 375 140 37.3
2018 827 .250 412 39 9.5 415 180 43.4
2017 691 .293 359 29 8.1 332 57 17.2
2016 479 .307 252 15 6.0 227 22 9.7

Pitch Distribution